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St. Petersburg police: Woman stabs cashier during robbery

ST. PETERSBURG — A woman lured a convenience store cashier from his register and plunged a 12-inch kitchen knife into his back Saturday to rob the business, according to police.

Tina Michelle Teschner, 35, stole $150 from the Azalea Food Mart, 929 72nd St. N. Cashier Kevin Kirchner suffered a minor injury to the small of his back.

The store's security cameras recorded the robbery and several witnesses identified Teschner, who admitted to the offense, authorities said. The knife and the money were recovered.

Police also arrested an accomplice, who was driving the car.

Teschner was booked in Pinellas County Jail on a robbery charge. She was being held on $150,000 bail.

St. Petersburg police: Woman stabs cashier during robbery 04/21/13 [Last modified: Sunday, April 21, 2013 9:07pm]
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